91st PA: Hezekiah Mullen

Hezekiah Mullen

Before the war

He was born on 6 February 1823 (9, 12; 2 (43 in 1865), 4 (37 in 1860), 5 (47 in 1870), 6 (57 in 1880), 7 (27 in 1850), 9 (77 in 1900). He was born in Pennsylvania (2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9).

In 1850, he was living in Butler Township, Adams County, Pennslyvania (7). He was a plasterer (7). He was living with Sarah Wickle (7).

In 1860, he was living in Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (4). He was a master plasterer, and owned $800 in real estate and $100 in personal property (4). He was living with Salome Miehle and Louisa Donahue (4).

When he enlisted, he was a plasterer (2).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and grey hair (2).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 2). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 February 1865 (1, 2, 3, 10). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (2). His service was credited to the sixteenth congressional district (2). He was mustered in as a private in company H (1, 13-14).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 3, 10). He was a private, in company H (13-14).

After the war

In 1870, he was living in Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (5). He was a plasterer, and owned $1,400 in real estate and $300 in personal property (5). He was living with Louisa Donahue, a housekeeper (5).

In 1880, he was living in Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (6). He was a farmer (6). He was (still) living with Louisa Donahue (5).

In 1890, he was living in Bendersville, Adams County, Pennsylvania (3).

On 23 July 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (10, 15).

In 1900, he was living in Menallen Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his sister, Louisa Donohue (9). He was a farmer (9).

On Thursday 5 February 1903, he died at the home of Lewis Dull--presumably in Bendersville, Adams County, Pennsylvania (8, 10 [26 Jan 1903], 12). He was a plasterer, and a Republican (8). He was buried by Montanna Lodge, IOOF (8). He was buried in Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Bendersville, Adams County, Pennsylvania (8, 11).

Researcher

Contact Marie Reedy at rreedy@mics.net.

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Hezekiah Mullen)

2 company H, descriptive roll, #141 (Hezekiah Mullen)

3 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township and Bendersville Borough, page 10 [?] (Hezekian Mullen)

4 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township (post office Bendersville), microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 423 = 77 handwritten (Hezekiah Mullen)

5 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 258 = 16 [?] handwritten (Hezekiah Mullin)

6 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 47, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 43 C = 31 handwritten (Hezekiah Mullen)

7 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, microfilm series M432, film 743, page 4 (Hezekiah Mullen)

8 [death notice]. The Star and Sentinel (Gettysburg PA), Wednesday 11 February 1903, page 1 (Hezekiah Mullen)

9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 3, microfilm series T623, film 1354, page 27 = 1 A handwritten (Hezkiah [sic] Mullen)

10 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company H (Hezekiah Mullen)

11 e-mail, Dennis W Brandt to Harry A Ide, 12 August 2009 (Hezekiah Mullen)

12 e-mail, Dennis W Brandt to Harry A Ide, 27 October 2009 (Hezekiah Mullen)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Hezekiah Mullen)

14 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Hezekiah Mullin)

15 pension index, by name (Hezekiah Mullen)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

pension index by name
Ancestry index (accessed 31 March 2006)
1910 US census
Ancestry and HeritageQuest indices (accessed July and Nov 2007)
1920 US census
Ancestry and HeritageQuest indices (accessed July and Nov 2007)
1930 US census
Ancestry and HeritageQuest indices (accessed July and Nov 2007)
RootsWeb WorldConnect
accessed 26 December 2007

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Hezekiah Mullen in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, microfilm series M432, film 743, page 4]
line1718
Dwellings visited47 
Families visited52 
NameSarah WickleHezekiah Mullen
Age4627
SexFM
Color  
Occupation of males over 15 years Plasterer
Real estate owned  
Birthplace" [sc. Penna]"
Married within year  
Attended school within year  
Over 20 & can't read/write  
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.  

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township (post office Bendersville), microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 423 = 77 handwritten]
line383940
Dwelling number542  
Family number560  
NameHezekiah MullenSalome MiehleLouisa Donahue
Age375532
Sexmff
Color   
OccupationM Plasterer Domestic
Value of real estate owned800  
Value of personal estate100  
Place of birthDo [sc. Pennsylvania]DoDo
Married within year   
Attended school within year   
Cannot read & write   
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.   

1870 census

[1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 258 = 16 [?] handwritten]
line2829
Dwelling-house number117 
Family number126 
NameMullin HezekiahDonahue Louisa
Age4742
SexMF
ColorWW
OccupationPlastererHousekeeper
Real estate value1400 
Personal estate value300 
Birthplace" [sc. Penna]"
Father foreign born  
Mother foreign born  
Birth month if born within year  
Marriage month if married within year  
Attended school past year  
Can't read  
Can't write 1
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.  
Male US citizen at least 21 years old1 
Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...  

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 47, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 43 C = 31 handwritten]
line2021
street name  
house number  
dwelling visit #276 
family visit #300 
nameMullen HezekiahDonohue Louisa
colorWW
sexMF
age5752
month born if born in year  
relationship [blank]
single11
married  
widowed/divorced  
married during year  
occupationFarmerKeeping house
months unemployed  
currently ill?  
blind  
deaf/dumb  
idiotic  
insane  
disabled  
school this year  
can't read  
can't write  
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePaPa
mother's birthplacePaPa

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township and Bendersville Borough, page 10 [?]]
[line] 29
[house] 390
[family] 398
[name] Hezekiah Mullen
[rank] Private
[company] H
[unit] 91 Reg PV
[enlistment date] 28 Feb 1865
[discharge date] 10 July 1865
[length of service] [blank] years, 4 months, 12 days
[post office address] Bendersville Adams Co Pa
[disability incurred] [blank]
[remarks] [blank]

1900 census

[1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Menallen Township, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 3, microfilm series T623, film 1354, page 27 = 1 A handwritten]
line12
street  
house number  
dwelling number1 
family number1 
nameMullen Hezkiah [sic]Donohue Louisia [sic]
relationshipHeadSister
colorWW
sexMF
birth dateFeb 1823Apr 1828
age7772
married?SS
# years married  
mother of how many children?  
# of children living  
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
father's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
mother's birthplacePennsylvaniaPennsylvania
immigration year  
# years in USA  
naturalized citizen?  
occupationFarmer 
# months not employed0 
# months in school  
can readYesYes
can writeYesNo
speaks EnglishYesYes
owned/rentedO 
free or mortgagedF 
farm/houseF 
# of farm schedule1 

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 3 February 2015, from Fold3]


Mullen Hezekiah
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Mullin, Hezekiah

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 4 February 2015]

Mullin Hezekiah
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

[death notice]

[The Star and Sentinel (Gettysburg PA), Wednesday 11 February 1903, page 1]
Bendersville Items.
FEB. 2--...

Hezekiah Mullen, one of Bendersville's oldest and highly [sic] respected citizens died at the home of Lewis Dull last Thursday, aged 79 years, 11 months and 21 days, and was buried Thursday afternoon by Montanna Lodge, I.O.O.F., of this place, of which Mr. Mullin was a member. Interment in the cemetery at this place. The funeral sermon was preached by his pastor, Rev. S. A. Diehl, in Bethlehem Lutheran church. Mr. Mullin was an old soldier, a plasterer by trade and a Republican in politics.


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